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Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Overview
Public
13,160 Undergraduates
94% Admissions Rate
City: Small
Public
Region: South
Division 1
Size: Medium
Doctoral
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd
Bowling Green, Kentucky
42101-1000
(270) 745-0111
www.wku.edu
Location

Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. As of 2017, its population of 67,067 made it the third most-populous city in the state after Louisville and Lexington; its metropolitan area had an estimated population of 165,732; and the combined statistical area it shares with Glasgow has an estimated population of 218,870.Founded by pioneers in 1798, Bowling Green was the provisional capital of Confederate Kentucky during the American Civil War. The city was the subject of the 1967 Everly Brothers song "Bowling Green". More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

83

restaurants score

Students
44%

Men

56%

Women

22

Average Age of Entering Students

778

New Transfer Students

Admissions
94%

Acceptance Rate

34%

Enrollment Yield

860-1090

SAT Range

9,693

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$11,409

Typical Cost

$25,512

Out-Of-State (published)

$10,202

In-State (published)

94%

Recieve Financial Aid

87%

Have Loans

$14,250

Median Debt

Academics
18.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Humanities

Top Major

Athletics
Football Conference:

Conference USA

Basketball Conference:

Conference USA

Track & Field Conference:

Conference USA

Football Division:

1

Basketball Division:

1

Track Division:

1

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